Migrating from Twilio Programmable Video to VidyoPlatform

February 27, 2024
  by Blog Team
Twilio to VidyoPlatform Migration guide

As Twilio’s Programmable Video nears its end, there is a need to find a solution to efficiently replace it, as well as have robust alternatives for future needs. From the developers of the SVC video codec, rooted in innovation and backed by over 100 patents, VidyoPlatform offers not just a replacement, but an upgrade to Twilio. This article explores:

  • Why transitioning from Twilio to VidyoPlatform is the best choice, highlighting advanced features and developer-centric design.
  • How to simply migrate from Twilio to VidyoPlatform.

Embracing Innovation: Why Upgrade to VidyoPlatform from Twilio

In the realm of video conferencing solutions, as Twilio’s Programmable Video reaches its end of life, VidyoPlatform emerges as a superior alternative. Here’s why:

  • Developer-Centric Design: Rooted in innovation, VidyoPlatform is crafted by the minds behind the SVC video codec.
  • Global Video Infrastructure: VidyoCloud operates on Google Cloud Platform, the world’s fastest network.
  • Unmatched Security: VidyoPlatform provides a fully encrypted and secure solution on WebRTC.
  • Ease of Transition: Benefit from comprehensive support, direct access to our API advocate team, and our engineers.
  • Extended Benefits and Integration: Clients gain access to a range of complementary solutions. Enghouse Video offers an exceptional product portfolio, from advanced video conferencing to Enterprise Video Management & Live Broadcasting, meeting evolving business needs.
  • Cost-Effectiveness and Support: VidyoPlatform is cost effective and supports various platforms, including WebRTC, iOS, and Android, catering to a diverse user base.

Read our first blog post in our VidyoPlatform series here:
The Optimal Choice for Twilio Programmable Video Users

Seamless Transition: How to Migrate from Twilio to VidyoPlatform with Ease

Benefit from a complete Migration Guide

Transitioning from Twilio to VidyoPlatform doesn’t have to be daunting, and in fact has been made absolutely straightforward . We now have a complete and comprehensive Migration Guide, providing step-by-step instructions to streamline your transition process. This guide walks you through how to migrate your existing Twilio Video implementation to VidyoPlatform Javascript SDK.

It’s as simple as:

  1. Install the VidyoPlatform JavaScript SDK
  2. Join meeting rooms
  3. Benefit from automated video quality management
  4. Render Local Videos
  5. Turn the camera off
  6. Render remote user video
  7. Configure Audio & manage microphone
  8. Manage listeners & speakers
  9. End session

Sample App

To complement this guide, we have also developed a sample app that can switch between the Twilio SDK and VidyoPlatform SDK by simply using a build-time configuration. This app provides a handy “translation guide” between Twilio and the VidyoPlatform JavaScript SDK.

Highly Qualified VidyoPlatform Support

Of course, our highly qualified VidyoPlatform Developer Services team is here to assist with any questions or concerns you may have along the way. With their expertise, navigating the migration process becomes smooth and hassle-free.

Transitioning from Twilio to VidyoPlatform can be straightforward. Feel free to reach out to us for any queries. We’re delighted to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have and help to make your migration process as smooth as possible.


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